21 Mile Race 2017

Stour SC
Annual 21 Mile Race

Sunday July 2nd 2017
Courses & Instructions
GENERAL
Start time: 07:45 BST
Start line: Between Club safety boat (RIB) and Stour No 12 buoy (N cardinal)
Finish Line: Between Stour No 2 (N cardinal) and Holbrook (S cardinal) beacons.
Start sequence sound signals: 5 min, 4 min, 1 min, start.
HW Harwich: 0654 BST & 1810 BST
LW Harwich: 1235 BST
(times from HHA Harwich Harbour Tide Tables 2017)

COURSES
The selected course will be shown from the safety boat by the display of an indicator board, and/or by an announcement on VHF Ch 37.

Course 1 Course 2 Course 3
Shotley Horse (S),

Guard (P),

Harwich Shelf (S),

Pye End (P),

Outer Ridge (S),

Stone Banks (S),

Pye End (S),

Harwich Shelf (P),

Shotley Horse (P),

Finish line.

Shotley Horse (S),

Guard (P),

Harwich Shelf (S),

Pye End (P),

Stone Banks (P),

Outer Ridge (P),

Pye End (S),

Harwich Shelf (P),

Shotley Horse (P),

Finish line.

Shotley Horse (P),

College (S),

Collimer (S),

Shotley Horse (S),

Finish line.

 

N.B. Shotley Horse is a seasonal recreational mark, a yellow pillar buoy, located a short distance approximately WNW from the Shotley Spit buoy, and is indicated on the HHA’s 2016 Yachting Guide. Actual position: 51º57’.32N 001º17’.46E.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Please check-in with the club starting boat crew.
2. Please record your actual finish time, (BST).
3. Please take note of the boats immediately ahead and astern of you at the
finish, if possible, and give this information together with your finish time.
4. In the event of a retirement please notify Ian Pavey,
(mobile 077 74 89 68 11).
5. Channel 37 is the race channel, which will be used to announce any course
changes or other information etc.
6. If your finish time is not collected on the day, please email it to
ian.pavey@uk.dsv.com, or leave a note behind the club bar.
7. Keep out of the channel in Harwich Harbour (except when crossing it), and please
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